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Kish College Early Childhood Center accepting applications for Fall 2017

The Early Childhood Center at Kishwaukee College is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2017 semester.

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Having serious fun

The morning might have been fun, but the drills were serious as area lifeguards competed in Life Guard games. Spring Lake lifeguards competed against Belvidere Park District, Genoa Township Park District, and DeKalb lifeguards in a series of friendly ski

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Keeping track of important dates while helping to support a local organization

The Ogle County Sheriff’s Office has combined a great way to keep track of important events and activities while supporting a great cause.

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Here’s the pitch: VCCT production opens Friday

It’s the bottom of the ninth and here’s the pitch: You’ll have to see the VCCT production of “Bleacher Bums” to see if this Cubs team is a winner or not. The VCCT comedy opens Friday and will be staged July 21, 22, 23, 28, and 29.

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Governor signs Charlie’s Law

Gov. Bruce Rauner Tuesday signed Charlie’s Law, a-first-in-the-nation bill that enables all children in Illinois to receive treatment under their insurance plans for a debilitating behavioral disease.

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A bridge to the badge

When there is an emergency the police are first on the scene and want to be a source of safety.

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Spreading kindness

The Rochelle community is known to lend a hand to another in need. A recent project is not only a reminder of that, but also the notion that people in small towns really do have big hearts.

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Mix Soybeans in with summer and you get education

Author Julie Blunier of Pod to Plate: The Life Cycle of Soybeans joined U of I Extension and Ag In The Classroom staff and volunteers at the Oh-Pea-Dee Summer Camp recently.

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Spreading kindness

The Rochelle community is known to lend a hand to another in need. A recent project is not only a reminder of that, but also the notion that people in small towns really do have big hearts.

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Becoming more independent

For most people they roll out of bed in the morning, put their feet on the floor and begin their day. The routine does not involve much thought and is a simple task. For Bryn Kissack, the routine is not as simple and requires much more work and help.

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Where’s the Beef?

Where’s the Beef?

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NAMI Sauk Area to host fundraiser

NAMI Sauk Area will be holding our annual fundraiser, NAMI Sauk Area 5K on July 15, at 8 a.m. at Hoover Park in Sterling.

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Buyer and seller beware

BBB is alerting consumers to think twice about choosing an online sale meetup. There have been recent reports in Rockford of individuals who were robbed during Craigslist transactions.

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First Presbyterian kids raise money for summer camp

The children’s ministry at First Presbyterian Church hosted a baby and kids garage sale on Saturday, July 8 to help send 12 fourth through sixth grade students to summer camp.

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SwedishAmerican holds trauma disaster drill to train employees

SwedishAmerican Hospital conducted a construction site collapse trauma disaster drill exercise in the Emergency Department on Friday, July 7.

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Additional Articles

  • Take your stance, aim and release

    The Ogle County 4-H Shooting Sports program registration is open for archery, air rifle, and our outdoor adventure club that includes Hunting and Wildlife information.

  • Bonus tours for Agronomy Day 2017 offer something for everyone

    Returning Agronomy Day attendees know the event offers a wealth of information on traditional crop production issues, but this year, a couple of extra tours will be available for farmers looking for something different on Aug. 17.

  • Monthly electronic recycling event set

    The Ogle County Solid Waste Management Department will be holding its monthly electronic recycling event on Friday, July 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. sharp at the County Annex Building at 909 Pines Road in Oregon.